DAVIS LAW GROUP, PA TO AWARD $2,500 IN ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS.

To download a copy of the application, please click here: 2015 DLG Scholarship Application

ASHEVILLE, NC (August 1, 2015) - For 2015, Davis Law Group is awarding five $500 scholarships to students and/or teachers at several local public schools. To qualify for the scholarship, the student or teacher must develop a plan that will educate other students and other community members about the dangers of texting and driving, and thereby reduce the incidence of texting and driving in our community. The goal of this scholarship program is to make our community's streets and highways safer.

The texting and driving education plan must be reduced to writing in the form of an essay and include 1) the applicant's reason for wanting to participate in this program, 2) a detailed, step-by-step description of how the applicant intends to implement the plan, 3) the projected timeline for the plan, and 4) explain why the scholarship money is needed to implement the plan. Students and teachers from the following schools are eligible to apply:

  • Evergreen Community Charter School
  • Isaac Dickson Elementary School
  • Jones Elementary School
  • Enka Middle School
  • Enka High School
  • Asheville Middle School
  • Asheville High School
  • TC Roberson High School
  • Reynolds High School
  • Owen High School
  • UNC-Asheville
  • AB - Technical Community College

The five students and/or teachers who come up with the best plans to educate students and adults about the dangers of texting and driving will be awarded a $500 scholarship. All scholarship funds must be used to implement the education plan regarding the dangers of texting and driving. Scholarships awarded to students under age 18, will be delivered to the care of the student's parent. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.

In addition to writing an essay, students are also encouraged to create presentations using videos, brochures, PowerPoint and web design to compete for these coveted scholarships.

To qualify, students must return the 2015 application packet to Davis Law Group by October 15, 2015. Scholarships will be awarded based on the student's submission, letters of recommendation, community service initiatives and extracurricular activities. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2015.

"Our Scholarship Program reflects our passionate commitment and dedication to help educate, train and potentially save young adults and others in our community.

Our daily experience enables us to contribute our specialized knowledge to raise awareness about the dangers and consequences of texting and driving," Brian Davis said. The information and awareness they will gain through this program will enable them to educate their peers and others about the dangers of texting and driving and hopefully save more than a few lives in the process."

The Law Offices of Davis Law Group, PA has offices in Asheville and Cary with the limited practice areas of personal injury, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, and defective consumer products.

For more information about the scholarship, contact Brian Davis, Managing Partner, at (828-279-7799) or Brian@DavisLawGroupnc.com

To download a copy of the application, please click here:

2015 DLG Scholarship Application